From Camagüey, Rumba Convokes to the Exchange on Folklore

From Camagüey, Rumba Convokes to the Exchange on Folklore

From Camagüey, Rumba Convokes to the Exchange on Folklore

Camagüey, April 5 – With the premise “Rumba, cultural heritage of the nation”, the second edition of the event “Rumbatéate” will take place in the city of Camagüey, from June 9 until June 12, sponsored by the Provincial Center of Music and Spectacles, and the Provincial Direction of Culture.

The hostess group, Rumbatá, invites to participate in the appointment and to propitiate the experiences exchange between professional groups of this musical genre, which allows a more comprehensive vision of the folklore.

Also, it summons to evaluate the authentic expressions of each province, as for the rescue, revitalization, diffusion and contemporaneity of rumba in Cuba, as well as its social impact.

There Organizing Committee of the celebration is leaded by Wilmer Ferrán Jiménez, dancer, choreographer, composer and director of Rumbatá.

The proposals include books presentations, the projection of a documentary of Santiago Álvarez, a conference of the musicologist Nerys González and dance lessons organized by Silvina Fabars, 2014 National Dance Prize, prima ballerina of the National Folkloric Company of Cuba, and eminent pedagogue.(Radio Cadena Agramonte)  

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